Chester Zoo brings people together in a unique, exciting and inspirational way. For a Chester venue with a difference, choose us.

The zoo is the perfect location for your event – no matter how big – with amazing animals, award-winning gardens, a stunning Grade II listed building and an experienced events team! We’ve got a combination of stunning surroundings and an expert team who will help create a special event that your guests won’t forget.

Picture yourself hosting a conference in our newly refurbished contemporary pub, The Oakfield, with a delicious selection of locally sourced food and huge variety of drinks. Or plan your child’s birthday party in June’s Food Court and we’ll take care of all your party needs, giving your child a birthday to remember! If you’re looking for a Chester venue, we’ll have something to suit you.

Whether you’re looking to organise a birthday party, conference, wedding, team meeting or everything in between – we’ve got a range of options depending on your requirements and budget. You can speak to our events team about our different packages and choose one to perfectly fit your needs.

Plus, by holding your event with us, all proceeds raised will be contributing to our conservation efforts, helping us to prevent extinction right here in the UK and around the world! So while you enjoy yourself, you know you’ll be making a difference.

Find out more below and speak to our events team today to turn your big ideas into reality!


Whether you’re organising a staff party, wedding or birthday we’ve got a range of options depending on your requirements.

Plan an evening event


Inspire your team or networks by arranging a meeting or conference in the stunning surroundings of Chester Zoo.

Book a meeting or conference at Chester Zoo

Say ‘I do’ at Chester Zoo

Make your wedding day extra special by hosting your celebration in the stunning and unique surroundings of Chester Zoo, the perfect setting for an unforgettable day. Where else can you say ‘I do’ in the heart of Cheshire, surrounded by 125 acres of award winning zoological gardens and over 27,000 animals.

We have a range of packages available, so you can tailor your wedding to create a magical day. Our amazing event staff will work with you to ensure that your wedding day is everything you could want, and more.

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